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CBS
Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
to save their pets. kpix 5 reporter don ford shows us how state and federal officials are looking to prevent another drowning. >> reporter: instead of saving someone, this rescued jet ski is deliberately dropping a coast guard swimmer into the mavericks waves. this is a multi-agency drill and the trained swimmer will be picked up by this coast guard helicopter. some serious surf training in serious conditions. petty officer pam bowman says beach accidents this year are alarming. >> we have had seven deaths and five of them have been related to people out on the beach with their dogs. >> reporter: folks diving into the surf trying to save their dogs washed into the water by so-called sneaker waves. women accident is especially tragic. >> a 16-year-old boy saw his dog go into the surf. he went into the water after the dog. his parents were concerned about his ability to get back out of the water and sadly, the only one of that who made it back out of the water was the dog. >> reporter: california state parks lifeguard jeff watkins says don't und
CBS
Feb 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
don ford says now there are guidelines on how to do it safely. >> reporter: you see it all the time motorcycles passing between slow-moving cars called lane splitting. marty has been driving california freeways for 50 years and he loves it. >> there's times where it's a dead stop and so if you are able to split the lanes you pick up 5, 10 minutes on the ride to work. >> reporter: lane splitting is legal in california. although some say it's an unsafe practice. now the chp is setting down the rules for motorcycle riders to follow when the traffic is crawling. the rules of the road only split lanes when the traffic is under 30 miles an hour. do not pass more than 10 miles an hour faster than the flow of traffic. and avoid splitting between buses and rvs. kpix 5 staffer jared mcpete commutes daily in bumper-to- bumper traffic. >> anybody who argues with them probably shouldn't be riding a bike. >> reporter: he says he pays extreme attention to the cars. if you don't he says accidents happen quickly. in a blink, the white van pulls into the
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